Category Archives: Birds

A delight from Queensland

Recently Kate emailed me to ask if I wanted a nest. Well, who can resist a nest? Probably plenty of people, but not me! The story behind the nest is that an olive backed sunbird created this nest by suspending it … Continue reading

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Feathers, for sale

I thought that you might to look at these two feather drawings that I have just listed in my Etsy shop. Just click on the picture if you are interested in more details. I also wanted to let you know that … Continue reading

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How does my garden grow?

My Fella went to WA for a week, coming back last Monday. So I had a week to myself. By Friday I realised that I was on Holiday. Now some of you must think that, as a semi-retired person, I … Continue reading

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River red gums

Along the major waterways of Australia you will see the mighty river red gums growing. They are magnificent trees, majestic, old strong. We need to take care of them not only for their own sake, but for the habitat they … Continue reading

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More adventures with Alice, in the Grampians

The Fella and I are off having adventures in Alice the Caravan. (Want to know more about Alice? Have a look here.) The Grampians are a rugged national park in Western Victoria, and are very spectacular. Halls Gap is the … Continue reading

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The Melbourne Aquarium — penguins

During the January holidays I was lucky to go with my holiday programme job to the Melbourne Aquarium. Even though I had a group of children to keep track of and keep engaged, I loved it. It was my first … Continue reading

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Emus in the Flinders Ranges

EMUS There are so many emus across the more arid areas we travelled through — from Menindee, out of Broken Hill, to the Flinders Ranges, including this one at the very aptly named Emu Creek, Kinchega National Park. This photo … Continue reading

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